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ff-blockquote-leftquoteLeadership of the Sixth Form is of high quality. The Head of Sixth Form and his colleagues care deeply for their students, both academically and pastorally. – Ofsted

ff-blockquote-leftquoteSixth Formers have a high profile around school and provide excellent role models for younger students. Their positive attitude to learning and mature behaviour set the tone for the rest of the school. – Ofsted

ff-blockquote-leftquoteStudents who join the Sixth Form from elsewhere comment on how welcome they feel and how quickly they settle in and begin to make good progress. – Ofsted

Academia Magazine

The next edition of our Sixth Form magazine is due out in early July. Look out for articles from alumni, Kamila Samin & Chelsie Masterman and a look forward to our big events in the summer. Check out earlier issues on the Academia Magazine page.

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Iceland 2017

Summer 2017 sees our first ever trip to Iceland. This may seem a long time off but preparation for the expedition is underway and information about the expedition is available.

 

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EdTech Week

At the end of a really busy term at the Academy, we decided that it would be a great time to relaunch the use of technology in the classroom and named it EdTech Week. With the intention of 'helping teachers to be more effective and efficient and helping students to...

Every expedition has a silver lining…

Written by Year 11 student, Paiton Harrison   Thursday: Today was the first day of our Silver Duke of Edinburgh practice expedition. We arrived at our start location after a long journey on the minibus. As soon as we got there, everyone jumped off the minibus, heaved...

Junior University

By Rebecca Lakeman, IAG Co-ordinator For one day only, all Year 7 pupils secured a place at Accrington Academy’s Junior University; their degree topic being ‘University’. In groups, the students were assigned a university and had to find out as much as they could...

AA Goes Big on British Science Week!

Written by Y12 Science student, Jenna Tate British Science Week is a national programme that aims to inspire young students about the wonders of science and how the world works. Over the course of this week, our Year 12 students who study A-Level sciences have been...

National Careers Week

By Rebecca Lakeman, CEIAG Co-ordinator Here at Accrington Academy we recognise the importance of encouraging students to think about their future aspirations and how they use their experience at school to make themselves as employable as possible in the long term....

World Book Day 2017

In the traditional spirit of World Book Day, Academy students and staff donned the costumes of their favourite characters to raise awareness of reading. Following on from amazing literature initiatives over the years, including Accrington Reads, The Literacy Festival...

Fellowship Residential

By Student Principal, Blake Barrett A 6:30 wake up call to get the 7:30 train from Accrington to Preston was how our trip to London began. A group of six enthusiastic Fellows, suitcases in hand, headphones on and of course laptops in backpacks ready to utilise our...

Next Steps with Futures

Written by Nazarene McDaid, Student Vice-Principal On 10th February, we set off early to The University of Sheffield as the next phase of our TeachFirst Futures programme. Having gone through the selection and induction process at The University of Manchester before...

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